Electronics Engineering Support Technician - Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, Massachusetts /
Hardware Engineering – Hardware Engineering /
Full Time
Superpedestrian is engineering the future of micromobility. The Superpedestrian team is composed of some of the most talented operations specialists, policy managers, designers and engineers, all focused on transforming the future urban mobility. Our scooters, called LINK,  were designed to prioritize safety from the inside out, and our Superpedestrian team is dedicated to building meaningful local and city partnerships across the world. Join us!

Superpedestrian is seeking an Electronics Technician to support the design, development, integration, and testing of embedded electronics.  The work will include PCBA rework, harness building, test assembly creation, troubleshooting, and electromechanical assembly.

What you’ll do:

    • PCBA assembly tasks including soldering surface mount PCBA components
    • Build cables and wire harnesses from sketches and document the design
    • Use electronic lab equipment (e.g. DMMs, oscilloscopes, power supplies) to test and troubleshoot electrical modules
    • Rework surface mount PCBAs
    • Help design and deploy test fixtures for electronic and mechanical tests using Arduinos, Raspberry Pis and other off-the-shelf control equipment
    • Build and assemble complex electro-mechanical assemblies

What we’re looking for:

    • 2-3 years of hands on experience required
    • Must be able to commute to Cambridge, MA office at least 4 times a week
    • An Associates or technical degree is preferred
    • Willingness to learn new skills on the job
    • Exceptional troubleshooting abilities
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work with limited supervision
    • Ability to debug electronic circuit boards to the component level
    • Skill with Word and Excel
    • Experience using electronic assembly tools such as soldering irons and crimp tools
    • Experience with PCBA SMT rework is a plus
    • Exposure to CAD tools for documenting cable harness designs
    • Experience with hands-on projects and fluency with workshop tools
    • Experience writing software for Arduinos or other small single-board computers
    • Ability to use machine shop tools such as mill, lathe, etc. is a plus
    • Ability to rapidly change roles and responsibilities while working in a fast-paced, challenging work environment
    • Ability to interpret mechanical drawings, electrical schematics, and wiring diagrams written and verbal communication skills

Perks:
Competitive benefits with company subsidized medical, dental, vision & disability insurance and a 401k plan. Generous time off policy.
On the job training with a leadership team that is committed to growth and development of all employees.A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry.
The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future.
Equity in a fast growing company.
A commitment to an actively anti-racist environment.

Superpedestrian actively encourages applicants of all backgrounds. If you think you meet most of the requirements, but not every single point on the job description, please apply! We’d love to have a chat and see if you'd be a great addition to our team.